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Hamden Links

Arts & Entertainment

Hamden Arts Commission - A cultural resource and information center, and a focal point in the community for activities in the arts.  They present close to 40 programs annually, and also enthusiastically support the individuals and organizations that work to enhance the arts in our town.

Sleeping Giant Poet's Guild - A local organization seeking to foster poetry in the Hamden community.

The Space - A volunteer-run arts and music venue for all ages.

Business

Hamden Chamber of Commerce - A non-profit organization working to improve the town's business climate while promoting the civic and social interest of the community.

Community Groups

Hamden Elks - A fraternal order and social club that helps raise funds for numerous charitable organizations.

Education

Hamden Kids - Part of Hamden's Partnership for Young Children, which works with families and the communities to plan, coordinate, and improve services for all children.

Hamden Public Schools - Information about K-12 public schools in Hamden.

Quinnipiac University - A private, coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Hamden Adult Education - Provides opportunities for lifelong learning for adults, whether their interests are recreational, educational, or profession. GED and Citizenship classes are offered.

Paier College of Art - Offers undergraduate degree and certificate programs in the Fine and Commercial Arts.

Environment

Hamden Recycling Policy - New recycling policy for 2010. pdf

Newhall Neighborhood Remediation - Provides the history of the Newhall neighborhood, where pollution has been found and what is being done about it. It will explain how the area has been tested, what’s happening now,who to contact for more information and much more.

Government

Town of Hamden - Find information about the town government and municipal services.

Hamden Code of Ordinances

History

Hamden Historical Society - A non-profit organzation dedicated to the collection and preservation of materials relating to or pertaining  to the history of Hamden.

News

Hamden Patch - Find local news, events, sports, businesses and deals.

Post- Chronicle - Our local newspaper, covering Hamden, North Haven and Wallingford.

Recreation

Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway - A canal line and railroad route converted into into a paved trail for walking, jogging, cycling or rollerblading. The route runs from New Haven, CT to Northampton, MA, including a 7.2 mile stretch in scenic Hamden.

Sleeping Giant State Park - Over 30 miles of scenic trails for hiking and cross-country skiing.

West Rock State Park - This Hamden/New Haven situated provides spaces for park car-top boating, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking, as well as breathtaking views of Long Island Sound.

Senior Services

Assisted Living Directory - Hamden - Provides links to assisted living facilities in Hamden and nationwide.

Hamden Elderly Services Department - The central resource center for information on programs, activities and services for elderly residents 60 years of age and older.  The department also provides information and referral assistance to individuals and families caring for elderly relatives. 

Senior Living Map - With 32,146 listings, Senior Living Map is the most comprehensive map-based senior and assisted living search engine.